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Jan 18, 2013 12:35am PST
. >>> tonight on "nightline," an american icon's shattering confession. lance armstrong coming clean about the lies that could cost his reputation, millions, and his live strong empire. >>> heartbreak or hoax? the tragic romance that never was. the curious case of a college football star and his fake online girlfriend. tonight, was he duped or did he know? >>> and a dramatic rescue mission for american hostages held by terrorists in north africa. we have the latest as some of the missing make their way home. >>> from new york city, this is "nightline" with bill weir. >> good evening, thanks for staying up late with us tonight. well, a cancer survivor wins the most grueling race in the world seven times clean. it's the kind of story we want to believe in, right? well, tonight brought confirmation from lance armstrong that on the contrary, he was really a cheating, lying bully who spent years destroying the lives of anyone who dared speak the truth about his fraudulent fame. there was a time when such a man would be put in stocks in the public square for neighbors to spit on, but the modern
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Jan 18, 2013 5:00am PST
from the giants. >> we are asking on "katie" are we a nation of cheaters starting with lance armstrong and the doping admission, and our tax runs, has cheating become our national pastime? or has it always been this way and now it is harder to find? america's cheating epidemic. we will talk about that today >> welcome back on friday morning. new developments in the hostage situation in algeria. cnn reports that the united states air force is evacuating hostages from the b.p. gas complex in algeria where a battle has been going on for two days. algerian officials say special forces killed 18 of the islamic militant kidnappers. six people from the plant have been killed and five americans have reportedly escaped. we got word this morning from the associated press algerian state news says 60 foreign hostages are unaccounted for and negotiations have resumed. >> new worries. the battery maker behind boeing 787 dreamliner supplies batteries to nasa. >> a new reason to be less worried of those airport scanners. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning, the body scanners a
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 1:40am PST
. >> after a decade of deception, lance armstrong admitting his story of success was, in his words, one big lie. it's friday, january 18. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm john muller in for rob nelson. >> and it is friday. >> friday. we made it. tgif. >> yes. armstrong said he was driven to cheat by a ruthless desire to win, saying it never felt wrong, he never felt bad about what he was doing and still didn't seem to be terribly contrite during that confession with oprah. we'll have the complete confession in a moment. first, a look at some of the other stories we're following. including escape from algeria. five americans held hostage by terrorists. they're now safe. but for others, the danger is not over. a lot of questions as to how many people remain, how many were taken to begin with. so definitely a situation that continues to evolve. >> very fluid situation there. >>> also ahead, changing the meaning of home. the new nontraditional way which homes are growing and families are expanding. >> fascinating. especially for those that are thinking about taki
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
the world trade center bombing. >> lance armstrong finally confessed, sitting down with oprah and admitting doping after denying for a dozen years. >> my cocktail was only epo, not a lot, transfusions, and testosterone, all the fault and all blame falls on me. the criticism is pouring in. katie will join us with that criticism in the next half hour. >> students in the university of california system are relieved after the board said there would be no tuition hike next school year wrapping up three days of meetings in san francisco the governor attended and thanked supporters in helping to get the proposition 30 passed in november. the new budget planned for california will help the system avoid tuition increases but he says the system needs a lot more restructuring. >> the model of higher education is broken. that's absolutely true. going forward, what we do about it, what kind of design change is feasible, that remains to be seen. >> it is the second straight year of no tuition increases after the system raised fees every year from 2006 to 2011. >> man is suing a bay area hotel after he wa
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Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
racing organization that helped him dope. >> lance armstrong said he did not feel he was doing anything wrong and did not feel bad about it. >> the definition of cheat is against a foe that they don't have, and i didn't do it that way. i viewed it as...as a level playing field. >> a cyclist who is not satisfied. >> we have not scratched the surface even. oprah isn't an expert on the ins and outs of cycling and what happens with the antidoping. authorities agree. the hard questions have not been answered. the world antidoping agency wants armstrong to confess under oath. the international cycling union wants him to testify before their commission on doping, and the international olympic committee says he should happened over evidence of the doping. the question is: will any of it help? >> he has to lay it out there, publicly and privately, with the agencies, then he will have a chance to get in the public eye. >> armstrong is facing multiple lawsuits, having to do with the fraud, and legal experts say the confession could open him up to more. >> thank you very much, katie. coming up on "
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
, to the stunning interview with lance armstrong, coming clean to oprah about doping to win. did he really tell the truth? the whole truth? abc's neal karlinsky who has covered lance armstrong for years is here with the dramatic details. neal, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it was surreal to watch. you have to understand that this is a man who has fought with everything he could to maintain his lie, through vicious attacks, threats and lawsuits. but last night, lance armstrong came clean, almost as if he just decided to flip a switch from somewhere deep inside. >> i'd like you to walk me through it. were there, you know, pill deliveries? and blood in secret refrigerators? how did it work? >> we need a long time. >> reporter: calling himself an arrogant bully, lance armstrong had no good answer to explain away one of the biggest lies in all of sport. >> i'll start my answer by saying that this is too late. i view this situation as one, big lie, that i repeated many times. >> reporter: the man who won the tour de france seven times, only to have his titles stripped away, admitted to usi
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Jan 18, 2013 4:00am PST
of his job. >> reporter: even though we knew it was coming, hearing lance armstrong saying it out loud was surreal. >> did you ever blood dope or use blood transfusions to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> in all seven of your tour de france victories, did you ever take banned substances or blood dope? >> yes. >> reporter: so, why admit it now? armstrong blamed the momentum of his own story. >> this is too late. it's too late for probably most people. and that's my fault. you know, i've used this situation as one, big lie that i repeated a lot of times. >> lance armstrong just confirmed he's tour de france win. >> reporter: the icon who transcended sports, hung around with movie stars and world leaders. the one that told the world, year after year, that he was clean. and anyone who said otherwise was just out to get him. >> i have never doped. i've never taken performance-enhancing drugs. my best defense is i never tested positive. >> reporter: he didn't just lie to supporters, fans, and cancer survivors, he lied under oath, too. armstrong is accused of running up a doping b
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 1:05am PST
news. "good morning america," much more reaction on the lance armstrong-oprah interview in the morning. we are always online at abcnews.com. i'll meet you back here. >> one of the great east lie and biggest coverup in all of sports. good evening everyone. >> the man who for years defiantly and repeatedly denied cheat to go we know all the cycling races admitting that he lied. in an i with oprah aired tonight the disgraced cyclist finally confesses to the truth. here's brandy. >>reporter: after a decade of deception the moment many thought would never come. >> all 7 of your tour de france victories did you ever take banned substances or blood dop dope. >> yes. >> in an exclusive interview on the oprah winfrey network great cyclist lance armstrong finally confessed to using banned substances to help him compete. >> my cocktail so to speak was only em p o. not a lot. transfusions and testosterone. >> armstrong apologized for his trail of lies. >> all the falt and all the blame here falls on me. >> cyclist former best friend teammate andrew armstrong attacked him for revving to lie ab
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:35pm PST
with lance armstrong aired tonight on the own network. armstrong confessed to having used performance-enhancing drugs during his career in bike riding. i thought this was interesting. he also admitted that he nicknamed his one remaining testicle hans solo. oprah gets to the bottom of everything. [ applause ] so they sit down, and oprah confronts him on a number of untruths. at one point, lance broke down and cried. and here's a funny thing. wherever a tear landed, a new muscle grew. [ laughter ] millions of people tuned in to watch it tonight. i'll be honest, i was jealous. oprah gets all the best confessions. i asked lance armstrong to come and confess to doping on our show, and he said no, he wouldn't do it. but we did score a pretty big confession anyway. ladies and gentlemen, joining us live via skype, lance bass is with us. [ cheers and applause ] thank you so much for joining us, lance. >> thanks for having me, jimmy. >> jimmy: lance agreed there would be no conditions on this interview, that this would be an open field, is that correct? >> that's correct. >> jimmy: okay, so for
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> lance armstrong is not the only one to come clean, a san jose mother admits she made up a story of a man trying to get a toddler from her arms this week. and now, to san jose police headquarters with the stunning revelation. >> it is stunning. the mother of the little girl is not speaking this only but the father of the little girl is talking. he cannot believe she would make up such a story. the mother told police on tuesday that a stranger tried to kidnap her three-year-old daughter from her arms in front of her home on dayo court and told police he smelled like motor oil. it was a lie. the father who is in a custody battle with the mother over their two daughters says it is the latest in a string of lies. >> one of her friends, a nurse, asked her of a treatment she is receiving she came clean. >> the investigators started to push harder and decided to bring the mother in again and she finally confessed to making up the story. >> the big question is, why did she do it in the motive is not navyive. neighbors are relieved the kidnapping never happened but are upset. the san jose police w
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
from tomorrow. >> lance armstrong has been strip fd a bronze medal he won in the 2006 olympic games in sydney. there is a letter requesting he return that medal based on doping. in an interview with oprah winfrey that airs tonight and tomorrow. armstrong lost his tour de france titles and rights to compete in competitive skports faces lawsuits from former sponsors and others, claiming fraud. vraud. surrounding notre dame linebacker titao. he says he was duped falling in love with a fictitious girlfriend and mourning the death. some are skeptical he is an innocent victim. >> it's a bizarre hoax gegt more complicated. we catched as the star linebacker played through the loss of a girlfriend he met on line to leukemia. >> i just found out my grandmother passed away. you know? and td love of my live. >> turns out she was a fabrication. the story, a lie. reportedly perpetrate bid an acquaintance. the athlete insisting he had nothing to do with it, to realize ways the victim of what was someone's sick joke and lies was and is, painful and humiliating. they were persuaded to dig deeper. >>
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
, one more note tonight. the world will hear lance armstrong's confession to oprah winfrey. but even before the details emerge from that interview, another blow for armstrong today. olympic officials stripped him of the bronze medal he won at the olympic games in sydney, australia, in 2000. >>> and still ahead here on "world news," imagine waking up during surgery, feeling everything, but you can't say a word. tonight, hope for thousands of people, a breakthrough idea to keep it from happening to you. if there was a pill to help protect your eye health as you age... would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. now that's a pill worth taking. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. help protect your eye health. [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ] ow! ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> in an exclusive interview on the oprah winfrey network great cyclist lance armstrong finally confessed to using banned substances to help him compete. >> my cocktail so to speak was only em p o. not a lot. transfusions and testosterone. >> armstrong apologized for his trail of lies. >> all the falt and all the blame here falls on me. >> cyclist former best friend teammate andrew armstrong attacked him for revving to lie about his drug use. >> i got e-mails. trader rat. secondhand cyclist. just ripped apart. >>reporter: while armstrong future is uncertain. >> i have never taken performance enhance drug. >>reporter: lays unoath out lasted statute of limitation for criminal perjury charges but lawyers are watching every word of this interview part 2 airing friday. because several will you suits in the working. >> i view the situation as one big lie. >>reporter: this confession has also led to more embarrassment. lucky officials now stripped armstrong of the 2000 bronze medal. >> "nightline"will have much more on the armstrong interview starting at 12:37 after jimmy kimmel live. >> relief a
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